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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
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    Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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    Logistic Manager

    Main Purpose

    Planning, coordinating and monitoring all logistics related activities in the project or capital and providing support to medical assistance activities, according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure an optimal running of the project.


    • Assisting the Logistic Team Leader in the definition and follow-up of logistics activities in the project or capital, in conjunction with medical project managers in order to identify and give a response to the needs of the targeted population
    • Ensuring and monitoring the implementation of logistics/technical activities in the project / capital including the following:
    • Logistics: (construction, transport of goods and staff, communications, water and sanitation, vehicles and engines, equipment/installation and infrastructures, communications, installation and maintenance of functional office space(s) and lodging facilities for international staff in adequate living conditions)
    • WHS: implementation of water, health and sanitation activities
    • Supply: implementation and maintenance of an appropriate supply chain for the project
    • Implementing all administrative related activities linked to logistics (orders, insurances, vehicle contracts, etc.).
    • Participating in the planning and implementation, together with the Logistic Team Leader and the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, detection of potential, development and communication) of the logistics staff in the project / capital in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required to correctly perform all logistics activities.
    • Ensuring technical reference for all logistics/ technical issues in the project and providing coaching to logistics staff under his/her responsibility. Ensuring all staff in the Project is properly briefed about use of communication tools (handsets, HF/VHF, etc.).
    • Defining and monitoring technical aspects of the project risk reduction policy, transport, communication, protection, identification and preparation of the technical aspects of the project security policy and guidelines, evacuation plan and contingency plan, performing day-to day monitoring of the application of security rules and reporting to the Project Coordinator any problem that may arise. For this purpose, the Project Logistics Manager will have to create an appropriate environment to facilitate security exchange of information. Participating in monthly reports according to guidelines

    MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

    • Dagahaley logistic team is high in number and activties.
    • Direct managed staff by the Logistic Manager is core and thereof team management skills are essential. The security situation/context of the project requires direct and conscientuos reporting to relevant MSF colleagues.
    • As the project is partly managed remotely (Team Leaders and Coordinaton), reliable and open communication/reporting of relevant topics is essentiel for good collaboration and successful provision of health care.


    • Essential secondary education and technical diploma or technical university degree, preferably as an engineer


    • Essential at least two years of working experience in logistics related activities. Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGOs, and working experience in developing countries


    • Mission language essential (English).
    • Local language desirable (Somali/Kiswahili)


    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


    • People Management and Development
    • Commitment to MSF Principles
    • Behavioural Flexibility
    • Results and Quality Orientation
    • Teamwork and Cooperation

    Deadline for submisison of applications 11th April 2023

    Method of Application

    For the position of Human Resource & Administration Coordinator and Nursing Activity Manager

    Applicants MUST be Kenyan nationals and have the necessary statutory documents (ID, NSSF, NHIF and a PIN certificate). Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to ONLY submit a motivation letter and an updated curriculum vitae as a single file (in pdf-format), mentioning on the subject email line “Human Resource & Administration Coordinator”, to:

    The HR Coordinator
    Medecins Sans Frontieres Belgium (Kenya)

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